CITRONELLA ESSENTIAL OIL
Botanical Name: Cymbopogon winterianus
Plant Part: Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: Citronella Oil is extracted from a resilient grass (Cymbopogon nardus) native to Sri Lanka and Java. It is a very aromatic perennial that grows approximately 1 meter (3 feet) in height.
Color: Clear light yellow to brownish liquid.
Aromatic Scent: Citronella Java Oil has a well rounded lemon citrus scent, though it is much softer than actual Lemon. It also has subtle wood tones.
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Blends well with: Bergamot, Orange, Cedarwood, Geranium, Lemon, Lavender and Pine.
Practical Applications: Diffuser - Massage
Historical Uses: Fatigue, headaches, insect repellent, heavy perspiration. Citronella Essential Oil is credited with having beneficial aromatic properties, and most people will associate it with its delightful scent. It is often used in combination with Cedarwood to produce pleasant-smelling patio candles and torches. Citronella is also used in deodorants and in conditioners for oily skin and hair.
IT MAY CAUSE SENSITIVITY IN SOME INDIVIDUALS.
MAY CAUSE DERMATITIS IN THOSE WITH SENSITIVE SKIN.
AVOID USE IF PREGNANT.
KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN.
AVOID CONTACT WITH EYES.
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY.
The International Federation of Aroma-Therapists do not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. In addition, Essential Oils must be properly diluted before use in order to avoid any damages to property or adverse physical effects (including injury or bodily harm).
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